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Late Aston Villa double sinks Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough

Posted Sunday, February 25, 2018 by PA2 hits

Aston Villa kept their chances of gaining automatic promotion alive after two late goals saw them beat Sheffield Wednesday 4-2.Wednesday went ahead early on courtesy of Sean Clare’s first senior goal for the club. Villa hit back quickly through on-loan striker Lewis Grabban but the home side were on top again before the break, when Lucas Joao headed home. Glenn Whelan levelled the game on ...Full Story »

Hull City vs Sheffield United - Hernandez should be Abel to make welcome return for Hull

Posted Friday, February 23, 2018 by PA31 hits

Striker Abel Hernandez could return to Hull’s squad for the home game against Sheffield United after a six-month injury lay-off.Hernandez, who ruptured an Achilles tendon at the end of August, started in an Under-23s game this week and has not been ruled out of being included.Forward Jarrod Bowen is also expected to return to contention after missing the last two games due to a hamstring i...Full Story »

Sheffield Wed. vs Aston Villa - Thorniley out of Aston Villa clash after concussion

Posted Thursday, February 22, 2018 by PA39 hits

Sheffield Wednesday defender Jordan Thorniley will miss Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Aston Villa after being knocked unconscious in midweek.Thorniley was treated on the pitch for 13 minutes and then carried off on a stretcher during Tuesday night’s 2-1 defeat at Millwall after being hurt as he tried to prevent Steve Morison’s winning goal, and will sit out under t...Full Story »

Sheffield United continue play-off push after beating QPR

Posted Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by PA7 hits

Sheffield United secured a much-needed three points in their chase for the play-offs, with a 2-1 victory over QPR.The hosts dominated the first half as Richard Stearman put them in front before John Lundstram doubled the lead soon after the break. Luke Freeman halved the deficit and piled the pressure on the hosts but it was not enough for the Rs to take anything from the game.The victory was Un...Full Story »

Millwall secure comeback victory against Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by PA4 hits

Millwall climbed into the top half of the Championship after coming from behind to beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1.Joey Pelupessy opened the scoring with his first goal for the Owls three minutes before the break.But second-half efforts from Lee Gregory and Steve Morison handed Millwall all three points.While the hosts dominated possession throughout the first half, they created little beyond a cha...Full Story »

James Wilson doubtful for Sheffield United

Posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by PA13 hits

Sheffield United striker James Wilson is an injury doubt for his side’s home game against QPR.Wilson, on loan from Manchester United, was withdrawn at half-time in Friday’s FA Cup defeat at Leicester and faces a late fitness test.Fellow striker Leon Best and defender Richard Stearman will both return to contention after recovering from illness, as do midfielders Ryan Leonard, Ricky H...Full Story »

Carlos Carvalhal’s Swansea held by former club Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA11 hits

Carlos Carvalhal’s return to Hillsborough ended in stalemate as Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea played out a goalless draw in the fifth round of the FA Cup.It was a game of few clear-cut chances and the teams will have to try again at the Liberty Stadium in a week and a half.Carvalhal’s two-and-a-half-year stint as Wednesday manager, which saw them reach the Championship play-offs in...Full Story »

Leicester City 1 - 0 Sheffield United: Vardy header sinks Blades and sends Leicester into last eight

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA18 hits

Sheffield Wednesday fan Jamie Vardy put the Blades to the sword as Leicester knocked Sheffield United out of the FA Cup.Sheffield-born Vardy, released by the club he supports at the age of 16, had been the target of “Owls reject” taunts by the visiting supporters, but he had the last laugh when he headed the only goal of the game after 66 minutes.The fifth-round tie was the first gam...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Sheffield United - Wes Morgan in line for Leicester return in FA Cup

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by PA27 hits

Leicester captain Wes Morgan could make his return from injury against Sheffield United in the FA Cup.The central defender has been out since suffering a hamstring injury on New Year’s Day but he might be back in the squad for the fifth-round tie.Shinji Okazaki is still struggling with the knee problem that saw him miss the Premier League trip to Manchester City and the striker will remain...Full Story »

Jos Luhukay praises hard-working Sheffield Wednesday after Derby win

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA18 hits

Jos Luhukay revealed his admiration for Sheffield Wednesday’s perseverance in the last few weeks as they secured their first win under his guidance in the Sky Bet Championship by defeating Derby.The Owls had not triumphed in the league since Boxing Day, when they won at Nottingham Forest, but Luhukay claims his charges have shown no lack of application despite results not going their way.T...Full Story »

Sheffield Wed. vs Derby County - Sheffield Wed. welcome back Glenn Loovens and Daniel Pudil

Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 by PA26 hits

Sheffield Wednesday pair Glenn Loovens and Daniel Pudil will return to contention for the home game against Derby.Loovens missed the weekend draw at Barnsley through illness while fellow defender Pudil served a one-match ban.Defender Jack Hunt could also return to contention and midfielder David Jones has recovered from the knock which forced him off on Saturday.But boss Jos Luhukay still has a ...Full Story »

Chris Wilder relieved after Sheffield United return to winning ways

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA11 hits

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder felt his side’s promotion bid was back on track after responding to successive Championship defeats with a 2-1 victory over Yorkshire rivals Leeds.Billy Sharp scored twice against his former club, either side of Pierre-Michel Lasogga’s header early in the second half, as new Leeds boss Paul Heckingbottom started his reign with a defeat.Sharp open...Full Story »

Sheffield United vs Leeds United - Jamal Blackman set to replace Simon Moore

Posted Friday, February 09, 2018 by PA16 hits

Sheffield United will be without suspended goalkeeper Simon Moore for their home game against Yorkshire rivals Leeds. Moore was shown a straight red card in last week’s defeat at Wolves so Jamal Blackman, on loan from Chelsea, could return to action. Blackman faces a fitness test after being sidelined since early January due to a groin injury and if he misses out again Jake Eastwood wi...Full Story »

Jota’s double helps Birmingham sink nine-man Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Sunday, February 04, 2018 by PA0 hits

Jota scored twice as Birmingham comfortably saw off nine-man Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 at Hillsborough in the Sky Bet Championship.The Blues all but secured the three points by half-time after capitalising on a number on Wednesday mistakes. David Davis was the first beneficiary, scoring from close range after a defensive mix-up. Jota then got lucky as his shot went straight through goalkeeper Joe ...Full Story »

Marco Matias boost for Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Friday, February 02, 2018 by PA25 hits

Sheffield Wednesday forward Marco Matias is expected to return to the squad for the home game against Birmingham.Matias’ latest injury, a thigh problem, kept him out of the goalless midweek draw at Middlesbrough, but he returned to full training this week and should be in contention.Midfielder Barry Bannan (hip) and goalkeeper Keiren Westwood have both had setbacks in their respective...Full Story »

Calderwood lauds Aston Villa’s resilience after victory over Sheffield United

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA15 hits

Aston Villa assistant Colin Calderwood praised his side’s resilience after they weathered pressure from Sheffield United before Robert Snodgrass struck a last-minute winner to give them a 1-0 victory.United’s Jack O’Connell went close to scoring in the sixth minute when his header from a Lee Evans corner crashed against the bar.Villa keeper Sam Johnstone kept out efforts from L...Full Story »

Snodgrass strike sinks Sheffield United as Villa notch another victory

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA15 hits

Robert Snodgrass struck a last-minute winner for Aston Villa as they won 1-0 at promotion rivals Sheffield United to make it five Championship victories in a row.The hosts dominated in the first half, putting the Villa goal under pressure on several occasions.Jack O’Connell went close to scoring in the sixth minute when his header from a Lee Evans corner crashed against the bar.United&rsqu...Full Story »

Middlesbrough held to stalemate by Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA25 hits

Sheffield Wednesday’s recent habit of recording goalless draws pegged Middlesbrough back at the Riverside.Boro are three points off the play-off places after failing to record a first home win in the Championship under Tony Pulis.Wednesday did not have too many chances themselves and only had one shot on target all night, but they still delivered a third consecutive goalless draw in the le...Full Story »

Ched Evans in frame for rare Sheffield United appearance

Posted Monday, January 29, 2018 by PA26 hits

Sheffield United striker Ched Evans could make his first league appearance since September in the home game against Aston Villa.Evans stepped off the bench in Saturday’s FA Cup win against Preston after recovering from an ankle injury and is hoping to feature again.Recent signings Ricky Holmes, Lee Evans and Ryan Leonard, all ineligible to face Preston, will return to conten...Full Story »

Chris Wilder pleased with Sheffield United’s cup win despite ‘not great’ display

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA7 hits

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder was happy his side took their chance to progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup after the Blades squeezed past Preston 1-0 at Bramall Lane.Blades skipper Billy Sharp won and converted a penalty in the 80th minute to secure the victory in a tightly contested game which saw little goal action. Wilder said: “It wasn’t a classic game. We just needed t...Full Story »

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